Video of girl students celebrating Onam wearing hijab goes viral, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor also liked it

Pankaj Prasad
Girl students celebrating Onam wearing hijab
Girl students celebrating Onam wearing hijab

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is also among those who liked the tweet.

A video of controversy over hijab is becoming increasingly viral on social media. Actually the video is from Wandur area of ​​Mallapuram district of North Kerala. A video of girl students celebrating the festival of Onam wearing hijab in a school here has gone viral on social media, on which there is a constant reaction of people.

Talking about this video, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has also 'liked' it on Twitter. The video is being widely watched on various social media platforms. In the video, some hijab -wearing girl students of the Vandoor Government Girls' Higher Secondary School here, wearing saris, along with other girl students of their school, dance to the tune of music, participating in the Onam celebrations.

appreciation on social media

Thousands are applauding it on social media and some have even compared it to the hijab controversy in the neighboring state of Karnataka, where hijab-wearing girls were denied admission in some institutions. A Twitter user by the name of Com. Mahabali tweeted, "Onam festival at Vandoor Higher Secondary School, Malappuram...Dedicated to those who say that Onam is a Hindu festival and dedicated to our neighboring state which has educated hijab-wearing girls." deprived of.

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor liked

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is also among those who liked the said tweet. His party colleague and MLA from Wandoor AP Anil Kumar shared the video on his Facebook page. A user named Ashok Swain, who claims to be Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University in Sweden, tweeted, "Hijab-clad Muslim girls celebrating Onam in a Kerala school - Onam is the harvest festival of the people of Kerala. This is not just a festival of Hindus, as claimed by the Hindu right." This post has also been 'liked' by thousands of people.